Latest Danielle Hunter News

Vikings aim to stop 7-game skid vs. Wilson, Seahawks

Sep. 23, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

SEATTLE (1-1) at MINNESOTA (0-2) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Seahawks by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Seahawks 1-1, Vikings 1-1. SERIES RECORD: Seahawks lead 13-5. ...

Joseph's missed FG dooms Vikings in 34-33 loss to Cardinals

Sep. 19, 2021 21:17 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings put together a near-perfect final drive, picking their way down the field while managing the clock so they would get the final play of a wild game in the desert. All that was missing was the finish. Greg...

Flagged for inauspicious activity: Vikes dogged by penalties

Sep. 13, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings wore purple jerseys and white pants for their season opener. The yellow flags were an unplanned and unwelcomed accessory. Nothing will spoil a game quite like recurring penalties, and the Vikings ultimately sealed their demise...

Healthy again, Burrow leads Bengals against Vikings

Sep. 09, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — One of Joe Burrow's special skills is extending plays, scrambling to make something out of nothing after the blocking breaks down. He took a beating through 11 games last season, but it made the rookie one of the NFL's most intriguing quarterbacks...

Burrow and new-look Bengals open against Cook, Vikings

Sep. 09, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

MINNESOTA (7-9) at CINCINNATI (4-11-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Vikings by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 7-6 LAST MEETING: Vikings beat Bengals 34-7 on Dec. 17,...

With last-chance vibe, Vikes aim to overcome early setbacks

Sep. 01, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For a franchise that is no stranger to drama, the Minnesota Vikings have already dealt with their share of it with the regular season opener still more than a week away. Forgive coach Mike Zimmer, then, if he's feeling as though he has spent much of...

Pressure's on Zimmer, Vikings, looking to lean on restored D

Sep. 01, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (7-9) New faces: DT Dalvin Tomlinson, DT Michael Pierce, CB Patrick Peterson, CB Bashaud Breeland, TE Chris Herndon, K Greg Joseph, S Xavier Woods, CB Mackensie Alexander, DT Sheldon Richardson, LB Nick Vigil, DE Stephen Weatherly, WR/KR Ihmir...

Vikings bring back 4-time Pro Bowl pick Griffen as backup DE

Aug. 23, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Everson Griffen was only gone for one season. His return to the Minnesota Vikings this year hardly happened fast enough for his liking. Griffen signed with the Vikings and joined them for practice on Monday, yet another reunion with an established...

Eason, Colts eke past Vikings 12-10; offenses need more work

Aug. 22, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts will pick a No. 2 quarterback between Jacob Eason and Sam Ehlinger, with the strong possibility they'll also be choosing a fill-in starter until Carson Wentz is ready to return. Given their inexperience, the Colts aren't about...

Hunter returns, Vikings now looking for complementary rusher

Aug. 19, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Danielle Hunter’s return from the neck surgery that kept him out all of last season should boost a Minnesota Vikings’ pass rush that slipped to 28th in the league in sacks last year. The physically imposing Hunter still has the look to his...